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Hakki Demirkapı

Hakki Demirkapu

PhD Researcher , Medicine and Pharmacy


Dr Hakki Demirkapu is a general practitioner and a tutor for GPs in training. He graduated from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) with a master’s degree in medicine and a complementary master’s degree in family medicine. In 2017, he started a PhD at the Department of Family Medicine and Chronic Care at VUB. He gives lectures concerning medical care for ethnic minorities. Actually, he is conducting research about advance care planning within ethnic minorites in Belgium and Netherlands.

Research Expertise: Ethnic minorities,Advance care planning, Qualitative study, Older adults, Palliative Care, Ethnicity, Minority group, Cultural Sensitive Care, Diversity

Research Methodology: Grounded Theory, Constant comparative analysis, Semi-structured interviews


Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussels